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Study Abroad | UK

The UNITED KINGDOM () has a long tradition of academic excellence. This year's QS World University Rankings has the best UK universities in its top 10 and 55 universities in the top 500.

  • Indian students have increasingly chosen the UK as their study destination. According to data released by the UK Home Office, issued increased by more than 90% in 2021 compared to the previous year, and by 164% in 2019, totaling 98,747.
  • Depending on the level of study, annual fees for UK courses can range from £10,000 to £26,000 for international students. UK offers good value for money as average costs are lower than in the US.
  • The UK offers postgraduate opportunities for international students through the Graduate Route.
  • In fact, anyone with a degree from an accredited UK university can stay in the UK to work for up to 2 years. UK PhD students can stay for up to 3 years. There is also the possibility of working during your studies, up to 40 hours during the holidays and 20 hours during classes.
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  • Students have many options between different types of accommodation, such as self-catering or self-catering residence halls or private off-campus accommodation.
  • Students can even choose a homestay setup through agencies, to get a first-hand experience of the culture.
  • Many institutions offer residence halls on or near campus, and for those looking to rent their own accommodation, there are a number of safe, modern options available around campus.
  • 17% of international students at UK universities are Indian and this figure has recently risen to 27% in the first year, so you won't have a problem finding friends to celebrate Holi, Diwali, Gurupurab or Eid with.
  • You can expect cloudy skies most days of the year, but it will never be as severe as the extremes of heat and cold you can experience in much of the United States, Canada, or the United States.
  • A warm jacket and umbrella is all you need to beat winter here, unless you plan on climbing Ben Nevis or swimming in the North Sea.
  • The added benefit is that UK cities have a fantastic air quality index and wide open spaces that you can enjoy all year round.
  • UK is a melting pot of cultures and food is at the heart of every culture. Students from all over the world will find home-cooked food on the streets of the UK. It is estimated that there are already between 10,000 and 17,000 curry houses or Indian/Sud-Asian restaurants.
  • A small health supplement of £470 covers almost all ailments. We hope this is a service you don't need, but knowing it exists will give you and your parents great peace of mind.

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According to data released by the UK Home Office, Indian student visas issued increased by more than 90% in 2021 compared to the previous year, and by 164% in 2019, totaling 98,747.